Here Are the Lessons I’ve Learned as a Divorce Lawyer That Could Save Your Marriage

People often say to me, “It must be so depressing seeing people’s marriages fall apart all around you every day. Does it affect your own marriage?” As surprising as it may sound, I think that being a divorce lawyer has had a pretty positive effect on my marriage.

To begin with, it allows me to get behind the curtain and see people’s real relationships and that not everyone is so “Facebook perfect,” which I think sets unrealistic expectations in people and causes strain in many marriages. Not to mention that when I hear constant tales of people having torrid affairs with tennis instructors or the nastiness that goes on at the dinner table, it makes the fact that my husband leaves the occasional dirty dish in the sink not seem so bad (although it is still incredibly annoying – I mean, the dishwasher is right there!).

You can read the full article by Jacqueline Newman at Popsugar.